Month: April 2020

In Busan: Songdo Beach

There are five main beaches in Busan (Haeundae, Songjeong, Songdo, Dadaepo and Gwangalli) and before December, I had visited 4 of them. Songdo Beach had been on my list for awhile but for some reason I never went. Although beaches are really the same anywhere you go, I really wanted to take the cable car …

A Day in Changwon

Given that the Coronavirus has taken hold of everywhere in the world more strongly than first thought, so many people are confined to their homes. In Korea, we were never under a lockdown notice. However, as mentioned in my last post “Solo Trip to Gangneung” I’m a teacher and since it’s advised public officials don’t …

Learning Korean

I’ve been learning Korean very, very slowly over the past few years. I learned Hangul years back when I first started watching Korean dramas. That was the easiest part of learning Korean. Recognizing the characters and learning to write only took about one hour. I built up my reading by frequently reading Korean webtoons or …